net rpc vampire performance

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri May 27 18:56:58 GMT 2005

On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 06:33:25PM +0200, Ingo Steuwer wrote:

> Our experiences are that vampire slows down in syncing groups, because each
> membership is synced with a single command. Having 500 users with each one
> in 10 groups means 5000 changes. With the current implementation there is no
> easy way to change this, because samba has to respect the "add user to group
> script", which can (by design) change only one membership.
> This can be improved both by XML and ldif-output.

I'm the last one to object to speed improvements, but vampire has always been
quite low on my list as this in my experience is a one-time thing.

My plan to improve that stuff would have been to make samdump parseable and
massage that output with a perl script.

Just my 2 cents,

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